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NURS 414

Critical Care Nursing

Course Code: NURS 414

Credit: (2+3)

Pre-Requisite: NURS 316, NURS 418, NURS 419

This course will introduce the students to basic concepts of critical care nursing. It focuses on the role of the professional nurse in implementing, monitoring and evaluating the care provided to patients and their families in critical care settings. Students will scrutinize the multi-disciplinary, technologically dependent approaches to manage acute and life threatening health problems. The clinical placement will be preceded by 2 weeks of introduction in the Nursing Skills Lab. Supervised clinical experience may include but not be limited to bedside teaching, clinical rounds, direct patient care, health education, scenarios analysis and case study.